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The Great Irish Potato Famine


"In the century before the great famine of the late 1840s, the Irish people, and the poor especially, became increasingly dependent on the potato for food. So when potoato blight struck, causing the tubers to rot in the ground, they suffered a grevious loss. Thus began a catastrophe in which approximately one million people lost their lives and many more left Ireland for North America, changing the country forever. During and after this terrible human crisis, the British government was bitterly accused of not averting the ...

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The Great Irish Potato Famine
2008, History Press

ISBN-13: 9780750929288

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The Great Irish Potato Famine
2001, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750926324


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